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    Flame in the snow (Slipcase edition)

    R1 313,00 R1 500,00
    In a telegram dated 29 April 1963, thirty-year-old Ingrid Jonker thanks Andre Brink, a young novelist of twenty-eight, for flowers and a letter he sent her. In the more than two hundred letters that followed this telegram, one of South African literatureÆs most famous love affairs unfolds. JonkerÆs final letter to Brink is dated 18 April 1965.

    I'm Not Here to Give a Speech

    R201,00 R230,00
    Translating the speeches of prize-winning author Gabriel Garcia Marquez into English, this edition includes his writings that span Marquez's entire life: from his earliest days, speaking as a teenager graduating high school, to his acceptance speech for the Nobel Prize. It offers insight into Marquez's long career.

    Love from Boy: Roald Dahl's Letters to His Mother

    R183,00 R215,00
    A revelatory collection of letters from the nation's favourite storyteller.

    Selected Letters

    R337,00 R385,00
    In a period of great letter-writing, Keats' letters are outstanding. They begin in summer 1816, as he approached his twenty-first birthday, and were written over the next four years until his early death. This edition includes an introduction and notes, as well as a map of Keats' Scottish walking tour and reproductions of his letters.

    Diaries and Selected Letters

    R187,00 R220,00
    This selection from the diaries and letters of the Bulgakovs, mostly translated for the first time into English, provides an insightful glimpse into a fascinating period of Russian history and literature, telling the tragic tale of the fate of an artist under a totalitarian regime.

    Walden

    R162,00 R190,00
    One of the most influential books in early American literature

    The Correspondence

    R219,00 R250,00
    Can civilization save us from ourselves? In this book, that is the question the author asks in a series of six letters written during dark nights of the soul.

    The Diary of Lena Mukhina: A Girl's Life in the Siege of Leningrad

    R254,00 R299,00
    The heartbreaking diary of a sixteen-year-old Russian high school student who was living in Leningrad during the Nazi siege that began in 1941.

    Letters from a Flying Officer

    R425,00
    The exciting diaries and letters of a World War One fighter ace

    The Diary of a Young Girl

    R179,00 R205,00
    The author and her family fled the horrors of Nazi occupation by hiding in the back of a warehouse in Amsterdam for two years with another family and a German dentist. Aged thirteen when she went into the secret annexe, she kept a diary.

    The Princess Diarist

    R280,00 R320,00

    Dear Michael, Love Dad: Letters, Laughter and All the Things We Leave Unsaid.

    R166,00 R195,00
    'wonderful, moving, humorous ... extremely poignant' Charlie Mortimer, Dear Lupin

    Daphne du Maurier: Letters from Menabilly Portrait of a Friendship

    R363,00
    A compilation of letters sent by Daphne du Maurier to her close friend Oriel Malet with further text by Oriel Malet linking and contextualizing the letters.

    Moonlight Flyer: Diary of a Second World War Navigator

    R500,00
    Diary of Jan Gellner, Czech navigator, after being trained in the first air observer course within the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan in Canada, he began his tour with the No. 311 (Czechoslovak) Bomber Squadron RAF. During 37 bombing sorties on Vickers Wellington over the occupied European territory and Germany he earned the DFC.

    Making an Elephant: Writing from Within

    R162,00 R190,00
    In his first ever work of non-fiction, the Booker Prize-winning author of Last Orders and Waterland delivers a warm and generous account of what has influenced and inspired him over the years.